Tips, thoughts and the latest happenings in broadcast PR and general PR. The Shout! Communications’ blog keeps our followers up-to-date about what’s happening on television, online and on radio.
Rosie Wright, presenter of “Early Morning Breakfast” on Times Radio, discusses what makes her programme tick. She gives advice on how to pitch a PR story to her – what she likes and what she doesn’t like.
There’s mixed news for commercial talk radio from the latest radio listening figures from RAJAR, the radio industry’s audience monitoring organisation. RAJAR’s quarterly report, published on 3rd August 2023, claims GB News Radio, talkRadio and Talksport were the only speech radio stations to see year on year audience growth in Q2 2023. GB News Radio GB […]
An overview of UK radio In this blog we’ll be talking about the different types of radio broadcasting and types of radio stations in the UK. In the UK, radio broadcasts began in 1922 with the British Broadcasting Company, or BBC, in London. But fast forward a hundred years and whether you listen on FM, […]
BBC Radio 1’s strategy to focus on its younger audience exclusively, seems to be showing results…finally.
In the UK, the world of radio is divided into two sectors, the BBC and commercial stations. In this broadcast PR guide we look at the difference between the two.
Radio interviews are a great way for a brand, company or organisation to get their message to a broad audience in a cost-effective way. An interview is a chance to change perceptions, raise awareness or simply sell a product. But we’d argue that a live or pre-recorded interview with a spokesperson on radio is so […]
PR generated surveys are the most common form of PR Research. This at its most basic is a series of questions on a broad subject filled in by a panel of respondents – typically consumers. They generate data which is used to create a news story or a particular narrative for the media. This is […]
Radio is a brilliant medium for businesses that are looking to promote themselves, with 49.5 million listeners every week, commercial UK radio advertising helps brands big and small to reach their target audience, build awareness, and increase sales. Here we discuss top tips for getting the most and for your buck.